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Is it known that the Oppo is clipping the image above 90IRE when the contrast setting is set at its default value of 0 ?
The person who did my ISF calibration on my Panasonic P50GT60 Plasma is saying this.
To not have it clip the image the contrast setting on the Oppo should be set @ -2, according to him.

Any truth to that ?
Extremely unlikely. A large number of 103 owners have OCD for things like that including me. NO ONE in the history of this thread has reported anything like that. Standard practice for calibration is to adjust the contrast on the display using something like the clipping pattern on the Spears & Munsil test disc's as well as setting black level (brightness) on the display before starting the calibration. If using the Oppo to play back test patterns you would never make the adjustment in the Oppo. If you did the calibration results would be wrong for other sources i.e. STB. Has the calibrator ever done a calibration before? Is he from Best Buy?
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Yeah he has done it for years, not from Best Buy. He is from The Netherlands.

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Is it known that the Oppo is clipping the image above 90IRE when the contrast setting is set at its default value of 0 ?
The person who did my ISF calibration on my Panasonic P50GT60 Plasma is saying this.
To not have it clip the image the contrast setting on the Oppo should be set @ -2, according to him.

Any truth to that ?
In the US, the standard method used by professional calibrators is to leave OPPO players in a default state and calibrate the display. If your calibrator has already done the work and you're happy with it, I would say leave it alone.
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Yeah he has done it for years, not from Best Buy. He is from The Netherlands.
Its possible you misunderstood, and what was really happening was that your display was clipping if the player was set to "0". Not knowing the specifics of the display or how it was set up makes it impossible to say. In any case, no the player does not clip whites. In fact it outputs WTW if its present in the content.
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Is it known that the Oppo is clipping the image above 90IRE when the contrast setting is set at its default value of 0 ?
The person who did my ISF calibration on my Panasonic P50GT60 Plasma is saying this.
To not have it clip the image the contrast setting on the Oppo should be set @ -2, according to him.

Any truth to that ?
The OPPO 103 does not clip Peak Whites -- unless of course you are using RGB PC Level as your output format, which does clip those by definition.

Either your calibrator got confused or there is a problem in your Display.
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The OPPO 103 does not clip Peak Whites -- unless of course you are using RGB PC Level as your output format, which does clip those by definition.

Either your calibrator got confused or there is a problem in your Display.
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I told him your reaction. His reaction is :

"Afaik (measured on different Panasonic TV's in the 50/60 series) the Oppo is clipping the CMS if contrast is set to 0. If set to -1 or -2 it is not clipping anymore.
The differences are minimal though."

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I told him your reaction. His reaction is :

"Afaik (measured on different Panasonic TV's in the 50/60 series) the Oppo is clipping the CMS if contrast is set to 0. If set to -1 or -2 it is not clipping anymore.
The differences are minimal though."
Hmmm....

I'd be interested to know what this guy has to report about other makes/models of Blu-ray player connected to a Panasonic P50GT60?

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